Funeral services for Cantfield F. Davis will be held at noon on Saturday at Ebenezer AME Church, 119 E. Sumter St., Mayesville, with the Rev. Phillip L. Washington officiating. Interment will follow at Mayesville Cemetery.
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The public may view from 2 to 5 p.m. today at Palmer Memorial Chapel, 304 S. Main St., Sumter.
Mr. Davis will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. on Saturday for viewing until the hour of service.
Mr. Davis, 87, transitioned on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation Nursing Facility.
Born in Lee County to the late Cantfield Davis Sr. and Georgianna Colclough Davis, Mr. Davis was a lifelong member of Ebenezer AME. Church in Mayesville, where he served in many capacities. Mr. Davis was employed by Campbell Soup Co. and Tuomey Hospital.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sons, Larry Ulysses, Cantfield Jr. and Edward; four brothers, Felix, Walter, Charlie Jr. and Eugene; and six sisters, Eunice, Ruby, Victoria, Helen, Inez and Mary.
Survivors include: daughters, Vannessa Davis of New Jersey and Pamela Davis of New York; sons, Donald L. (Lillie) Davis and Demetrius E. (Dorothy) Davis, both of Lynchburg, William (Mary) China of New Jersey and Lee Mack (Janie) Williams and Rodney Johnson, both of South Carolina; sister, Catherine (Douglas) Baxter; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends.
Condolences may be made on his tribute page found at www.PalmerMemorial Chapel.com
Professional services rendered by Palmer Memorial Chapel Inc.
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